Vendor Registration

The World Beer Festival was started by All About Beer Magazine in 1996 in Durham, NC and has become a must-attend event for beer enthusiasts and breweries in North Carolina and across the United States. The Columbia festival sold out in 2015.

The World Beer Festival is…

  • the largest celebration of national and international craft beers in the Southeast featuring over 150 world-class breweries and attracting over 8,000 beer lovers. In 2004 USAToday listed the Durham World Beer Festival as one of the top 10 beer festivals in the country.
  • an educational experience – where each participant choose a two-ounce samples from a wide selection of beer styles. All About Beer Magazine staff also conduct beer tastings and presentations throughout the day to further educate festival-fans on the beers available.
  • a community event benefiting the Columbia Opportunity Resource (COR) and local businesses, the World Beer Festival brings together the community for a day of fun with craft beers, local restaurants, merchandise booths and bands
  • a benefit for charity; to date, the World Beer Festival has donated more than $250,000 to local charities.

The World Beer Festival will provide a booth space, table, chair, sign, electricity and water (electricity and water apply to restaurant vendors only).

Apply now to ensure your spot at the World Beer Festival Columbia. Vendor spaces are limited.

For pricing and more information, fill out either the merchandise vendor application or food vendor application and e-mail it to with a short description of your business and your location.